News Briefing

Trump turns Northwest Iowa darker shade of red:  SCJOURNAL
Leaders recall last time Republicans had Statehouse control:  QCTIMES
Regents name first presidential finalist as Neil Theobald:  WCFCOURIER
UNI faculty union to conduct its own survey of president finalists:  REGISTER
Iowa removes health insurance provisions in union contract:  AP
Medical cannabis could see movement in Iowa:  REGISTER
Iowa farmworkers paid more than U.S. average Survey also finds workweek shorter this year than last:  GAZETTE
Feds give ethanol a boost; Iowa cheers:  REGISTER
Smaller states get bigger say in Electoral College:  GAZETTE
Will GOP majority bring new abortion restrictions to Iowa?:  AP
Branstad names no Democrats to pick Iowa judges:  GAZETTE
Iowa board appointees lean Republican, from central Iowa:  GAZETTE
DHS database tracks hospital space for mentally ill patients:  RADIOIOWA
After stumping for GOP, Ernst excited about future:  QCTIMES
Iowa Utilities Board to hold hearing on Alliant Energy billing practices:  GLOBEGAZETTE
5 questions with Iowa DOT’s Trombino:  GAZETTE
Iowa highways rank poorly in national report:  RADIOIOWA
University of Iowa plans $5 million renovation of student-athlete learning center:  GAZETTE
North Iowa college named military-friendly school:  GLOBEGAZETTE
Waterloo TIF burdens high despite tax release:  WCFCOURIER
Sales tax is one suggested option to fund water quality projects:  RADIOIOWA